Honduras Coup - Day 3 - June 30, 2009
- With Honduras Coup, the School of the Americas' War on the Left Continues
By Meg White - buzzflash.com : June 30, 2009
Not only are the coup's leaders former students of the school, but the events in Honduras -- from the kidnapping of President Manuel Zelaya to the crackdown on leftists and the media to the installation of a right-wing military chief -- follow a familiar pattern established by a history of SOA involvement in Latin American political affairs.
- 2 dead, 60 injured in Honduras anti-coup protests
Xinhua : June 30, 2009
- Zelaya accused of drug ties
AP - yahoo.com : June 30, 2009
- Democracy Derailed in Honduras
By Greg Grandin - thenation.com : June 30, 2009
"...Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is working to 'preserve some leverage to try and get Zelaya to back down from his insistence on a referendum' and presumably from his other populist policies. It seems like what the United States might be angling for in Honduras could be the 'Haiti Option.' In 1994 Bill Clinton worked to restore Haitian president Jean-Bertrand Aristide after he was deposed in a coup, but only on the condition that Aristide would support IMF and World Bank policies. The result was a disaster, leading to deepening poverty, escalating polarization and, in 2004, a second coup against Aristide, this one fully backed by the Bush White House."
- Day 3: OAS & UN Meetings Turn the Pressure Up on Coup Government in Honduras, Which Defiantly Refuses to Step Down
By Eva Golinger : June 30, 2009
The coup government that took over the Honduran presidency on Sunday, June 28 via a military coup, is defiantly refusing to step down, despite major international pressure from the world community.
- The Honduran coup: another US destabilization operation
By Barry Grey and Rafael Azul : June 30, 2009
The official US line is that it attempted unsuccessfully to convince the Honduran military not to proceed with the coup. However, this amounts to a tacit acknowledgment that Washington was well aware of the coup plans.
- Day Three: Democracy Held Hostage in Honduras
By Al Giordano : June 30, 2009
- U.S. Condemns Honduran Coup
By Mary Beth Sheridan - washingtonpost.com : June 30, 2009
Still, Administration Steps Lightly
- Zelaya vows return to Honduras despite arrest threat
Reuters : June 30, 2009
- 'New Honduran President' Warns Former Leader of Arrest
Washington Post Foreign Service : June 30, 2009
- Situation in Honduras 'Cannot Be Justified'
By Spiegel Online : June 30, 2009
This weekend's coup in Honduras has been met with general international condemnation. Criticism of the putsch is coming from all sides of the political spectrum. German commentators fear the ousting of President Manuel Zelaya by the military and Congress could lead to instability in the region.
- Leaders condemn Honduras coup
By Clint Chan Tack : June 30, 2009
THE GOVERNMENTS of the United States, Venezuela, Cuba and Brazil yesterday joined Prime Minister Patrick Manning in condemning a coup which deposed Honduras President Jose Manuel Zelaya on Sunday. Zelaya was one of the 34 Heads of State who attended the Fifth Summit of the Americas in Port-of-Spain from April 17 to 19.
- Minister in 'DC' for talks on coup
By Juhel Browne : June 30, 2009
Foreign Affairs Minister Paula Gopee-Scoon arrived in Washington, DC, last evening to attend a special session of the Organisation of American States (OAS) today on the coup in one of its member states, Honduras, which has resulted in the forceable removal of that country's President, Jose Manuel Zelaya...
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